Whether you are interested in taking just a few courses, pursuing
one of our certificates or earning your associate of science with
a telecommunications track, Pace University/NACTEL programs are
open to anyone who wishes to participate (please see our Affirmative Action Policy).
started right away, all you need to do is:
and submit an
- Be a
high school graduate or have earned your GED.
done this, you can opt to start with either Computer
Applications or the Academic Skills
Seminar in your first semester.
You'll take one of these classes in conjunction with the Online Seminar, a one-credit, two
week course designed as an orientation to online learning in
general, as well as the Blackboard 5 software that Pace uses to
deliver its Web-based courses.
Start Your Program
If you have
a particularly strong background in math, you may want to
consider taking the Math Skills
Readiness Assessment. By scoring 85% or higher,
you can bypass the Academic Skills Seminar and jump right into Technical Math.
which option you choose, you are considered non-matriculated until you have met the following requirements:
- Pace has received and reviewed your high school transcripts or evidence of GED. If you are transferring credits into the program, Pace will also need to receive official college transcripts from you previous college(s).
- Your prior college grade point average is a 2.0 or higher.
does take some time to arrange for all official high school and
college transcripts to be sent and
reviewed, Pace does allow nonmatriculated students to take up to
24 credits over the course of three semesters. After that, you
will need to be matriculated to continue on in the program.